Google releases cheapest Chromebooks yet

Google unveiled some new low-cost members to its popular Chromebook family today, and a new Chrome-on-a-stick device. Google recently unveiled the Pixel, a higher end Chromebook device featuring a fast Intel processor, lots

Published on: March 31st, 2015 Brian Jackson

New Acer Chromebox CXI smallest on market; powered by Intel Core i3 processor

Laptops and desktops powered by Google’s Chrome OS aren’t for everyone, although they are finding a niche as a budget alternative to Windows machines. Acer America is the latest vendor to invest in

Published on: March 5th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Adobe Photoshop now available for Google Chromebooks

Google Inc. has just upped its game for its line of Chromebooks, announcing today a new integration with Adobe Systems Inc. that will bring Photoshop to Chromebook users. For users of Adobe’s Creative

Published on: September 29th, 2014 Candice So

Calgary firm offers virtualization solution for SMBs

Setting up new users at a growing small business can be expensive and tedious. For every new worker that joins a firm, a new desktop or laptop computer must be bought, set up

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Asus unveils two new Chromebooks

Asustek Computer Inc. announced the launch of two new Chromebooks today, an 11.6-inch model and a 13.3-inch model both powered by Intel's Bay Trail-M processors. Several manufacturers have been selling budget-priced laptop computers

Published on: May 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Toshiba’s Chromebook is OK… for a Chromebook

I get the interest in Chromebooks, I really do. In a cloud-connected world where freely available, access-anywhere software is the norm, Google's lean approach makes a lot of sense. For less than the

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Citrix makes pitch for business Chromebook users

With an increasing number of applications being run from browsers, Google created Chromebooks as another way to wean users off the Windows platform. Sales of the small laptops made by Hewlett-Packard, Acer, Dell,

Published on: April 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Google Chromebox for Meetings products coming from Asus, Dell, HP

Google Inc. is positioning its Chrome OS as a video conferencing solution for businesses by unveiling partnerships with hardware makers Asus, Dell, and HP today to roll out its Chromebox for Meetings package

Published on: February 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Acer launches $300 touch-enabled Chromebook

Acer Inc. has just launched another Chromebook, this time with a touchscreen and an appealing price point of around $320, or $300 in U.S. dollars. That’s less than a hundred dollars more than

Published on: November 27th, 2013 Candice So

Hands-on with Google’s Chrome OS netbook

Curious about Chrome OS? Try this: Shut down every application on your PC except for Google Chrome. Maximize the Chrome window. Voila! You're now looking at an amazing facsimile of Chrome OS. Add

Published on: December 13th, 2010 Edward Albro

A peek at Google’s Chrome laptop

Google gave the world a first look at its new Chrome OS laptop Tuesday and according to CEO Eric Schmidt it's very much like the Network Computer devices that he was pitching while

Published on: December 9th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Incredible things your browser will do in 5 years

What will your Web browser look like in 2015? Five years doesn't always bring dramatic change to some technologies--today's desktop PC, for instance, isn't that different from its 2005 predecessor--but browsers are undergoing

Published on: June 18th, 2010 Jeff Bertolucci